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Royal Caribbean International has some of cruising’s most innovative ships at sea. Known for pushing boundaries, their ships are home to many industry firsts and the fleet includes the largest ships in the world.

Offering more than a cruise, Royal Caribbean boasts the ultimate resorts at sea. From bow to stern all of the ships are jam-packed with fun for the whole family. Whether you like adventurous activities or relaxing by the pool, there is something for everyone.

Everything onboard a Royal Caribbean holiday is dedicated to bringing you the ultimate holiday experience. For the adventurous, there is surf simulators, rock climbing walls, basketball courts, in-line skating and the world’s only, ice skating at sea. For those who like to go away for relaxation, Royal Caribbean is the perfect choice, with large spas, relaxing pool areas, private cabanas and spacious adult-only solarium areas.

Royal Caribbean also has an award-winning youth and teen programme, split into 4 age groups the Adventure Ocean programme offers hours of laughter and unforgettable experiences. Children will love their Royal Caribbean cruise holiday as much as their parents with their own schedule of games, activities, events and classes. Hosted by highly qualified youth staff, they ensure your children have the holiday of a lifetime.

Onboard innovation can be experienced throughout with features such as floor to ceiling virtual balconies providing digital realtime ocean views for selected inside cabins. Spring 2016 also sees the induction of Royal Suite Class, a new look for luxury in the form of three service levels - Star Class, Sky Class and Sea Class.

With a range of different ships, you have the choice to opt for a smaller more intimate ship such as the Vision or Radiance class, or for those that fancy the larger, adventurous resort-like ships you can choose a Freedom class or the largest in the world - Oasis class. From 2021, those travelling on a Radiance Class ship can make their stay extra special by booking a Spa Stateroom. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply want to make your holiday as luxurious as possible, choose these cabins and enjoy spa privileges, in-room amenities and even an oceanview balcony.

Travelling to over 260 destinations around the world, Royal Caribbean can take you to the place you have always dreamt of. From the Caribbean and South America to Alaska and the Mediterranean, they have left no corner of the earth untouched.

With UK sailings from Southampton and Harwich, Royal Caribbean also offer great no-fly cruises to stunning destinations. With a range of cruise and stay and fly cruises now available for 2016. Royal Caribbean is frequently cited by regular cruisers as their favourite cruise line. With their young, innovative ships, a reputation for wonderful service and an extensive range of itineraries, Royal Caribbean Cruises are well worth a look.

Crown and Anchor Society members have their loyalty rewarded with cruise benefits such as discounts, priority check-in, onboard offers and more. Redeem your Crown and Anchor Society cruise discounts when you book through Planet Cruise

What's included

  • Award winning entertainment
  • Wide range of onboard activities including rock climbing and ice skating
  • Adventure kids clubs
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • All meals including ice creams
  • Dance classes and art auctions
  • Fitness centre and solarium
  • Personal steward

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Royal Caribbean is home to some of the best entertainment in the industry. Days and evenings are jam-packed with activities, shows, events and more.

The main theatre on all ships sets the evenings alight with performances that include Broadway style shows, musicals and guest entertainers.

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The dining onboard Royal Caribbean offers an array of exquisite menus and different options. With something to suit every taste, from the traditional cruise style dining in the main dining room to the more casual buffet venues.

A range of speciality restaurants are also offered onboard many of their ships including a signature steak house and an Italian.

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If you are after a holiday that will stimulate all your senses, inspire envy in your circle of friends, and allow you to try all sorts of new and exciting activities, Royal Caribbean International are the cruise line for you.

Designed with families in mind and with professional childcare from toddler to teen, the Royal Caribbean fleet are world leaders in innovation and creativity with their array of entertainment and activity options.

Royal Caribbean Adventure Ocean Club©

The opening hours of the Adventure Ocean Club are 09.00-12.00, 14.00-17.00 and from 19.00-22.00 on sea days. Please note the hours during port days are more varied and will be advised in the onboard newsletter.

Royal Babies (6-18 months)

Royal Babies sessions, developed by early childhood experts at Fisher Price, involve a range of fun and learning-based games and activities. Your baby will be kept entertained using music, games and even feeding time will be fun. A parent or caregiver must stay with the baby during the session. The opening hours for the Royal Tots and Royal Babies are dependent on the ship and itinerary and more information is available in the daily newsletter.

Royal Tots (18-36 months)

Royal Tots are one stage up from Royal babies and the next level of interactive fun sessions. Your child will be able to delve into the great treasure chest of Fisher-Price© toys, or develop their artistic talent at the Crayola beginner workshop. Pirate games, music and fun are all laid on by the professional team. A parent or caregiver must stay with the child during the session.

Aquanauts (3-5 years)

Aquanauts is the first children’s club where the parents do not need to remain with their child. As long as your child is potty-trained, they can stay in the excellent professional care of the team and enjoy DreamWorks inspired fun. With games, storytelling and top quality toys from Fisher-Price©, the little cruisers are kept entertained and very happy in their Aquanaut haven of fun.

Explorers (6-8 years)

Theatre games and parties with characters from the DreamWorks films keep the explorers entertained. Adventure Science and Adventure Art offer learning based fun to keep the children interested and happy while they make new friends and enjoy their holiday.

Voyagers (9-11 years)

The Voyagers Club is all about having fun whilst learning new things alongside new experiences. There are arts and crafts and science-based activities from the X Games and Reggae beach party. The Voyagers even get a private backstage tour and they can make new friends while showing off their skills in the talent show.

Teens (12-14 & 15-17 years)

The teen programme onboard is non-structured and gives the kids a space to relax and enjoy spending time with others of the same age. There are theme nights and improv games which the teens can join in if they feel like it or alternatively they are free to relax with friends. They might enjoy the FlowRider® one day and join the Scratch DJ Academy the next; there are many options for the teens to enjoy their holiday their way.

The Teen programme offer activities throughout the day and early evening, and the Teen Centre is open every night from 22.30-02.00.


A babysitting service is available at an additional charge and can be booked onboard subject to availability.

Royal Caribbean Family Staterooms

You can choose from a variety of options for your accommodation and the best way to ensure you get it right is to speak to one of our experts who can advise you and check availability. In school holidays the availability of multi-berth staterooms is in high demand so it is best to book early if you need family rooms.

You can choose from a variety of interconnecting cabins, but an adult is required to be booked into each stateroom, including inside, outside and balcony. One thing to remember is that it is only junior suites and above that come with a bath.

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